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I mean, how many people out there have got home with a bus only powered USB 2 drive only to find the power is inadequate. With mine I used this format.exe and set allocation unit size to 65536. Sign in to continue I have a PSN account Sign In Welcome back! What you have to do is insert the plug on the disc reaaaaally slowly, and STOP right before its fully plugged. weblink

Reply 0 Kudos Report Re: External hard drive not recognized by PS3 Options Mark Message as New Add This Message to My {0} Add This Message to My {0} Subscribe to Today, 05:58 AM Hello, I need help running Yakuza 5 on my jailbreak PS3. Reply With Quote 09-10-2014,09:34 AM #2 passete View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Forum Threads L*a*ning Join Date Aug 2013 Location France Posts 4,426 Likes 526 Liked 698 Times You'll have to format it to FAT32. https://community.wd.com/t/my-hdd-my-passport-wont-connect-to-my-ps3/20198

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recognized at full speed, no stupid hubs, or anything. Both times same problem.The USB HDD does not have an external power supplied to it. Critical: Western Digital technical support is unable to assist in formatting a drive using third party software. i think its this VCD thing but, my HDD doesnt seem to have it.

Wow, I cannot believe this actually WORKED for me! Please connect a WD Smartware drive to continue; then click Rescan." Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this problem? I had same problem this is what I did to get my ps3 slim to recognise my passport create partition In fat32 this has to be the second partition logical I How To Connect External Hard Drive To Ps3 Must be millions of us.

THANK YOU! How To Format My Passport Ultra For Ps3 Reply 0 Kudos Report Re: External hard drive not recognized by PS3 Options Mark Message as New Add This Message to My {0} Add This Message to My {0} Subscribe to I will absolutely take NO credit for this solution since i read it somewhere else, i couldnt find the guy to quote him, and i dont remember where it was, im http://www.gamespot.com/forums/playstation-nation-1000002/ps3-not-picking-my-wd-passport-external-hard-drive-29307841/ Then when the HDD shows up you click display all...

electronicsguy 2014-04-22 00:16:43 UTC #12 you haven't answered the Q - is your drive locked using wd security? Acronis True Image Wd Edition Joe Cybernut1 2014-04-20 19:13:12 UTC #7 I just tried my Passport Ultra Slim with my PS3 to test if I had a similar issue and yes, PS3 doesn't seem to recognize electronicsguy 2014-04-22 17:03:34 UTC #16 Again, if the drive works in other places, there's no reason to suspect anything is wrong, is there? In fact I could not make it detects any of my USB mass storage devices.

  1. I have no idea where to get that Y adapter for the USB cable at.
  2. All they were doing is backing up broken files to start with...As the PS3 Compresses the old HDD on to the USB HDD during back up most only found out when
  3. Otherwise try one of these double ended cables soit can draw power from 2 ports So you set it up like this Click to expand...
  4. Newer operating systems such as Windows7, Mac OS X, and most modern Linux distros (I use Fedora to format) tends to create partitions using GUID partition table (GPT) instead, especially for
  5. Oh.
  6. Problem is FAT32 has a file size limit of 3GB.
  7. You use an E3 flasher to hack a NOR, and a TEENSY (which requires...

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If you don't know how to convert the partition table, just reformat the disk again using a partition tool that let you choose between GPT or MS-DOS partition table, and remember I had completly reformatted the drive, and even deleted the original partition just in case.  electronicsguy 2014-04-22 15:35:39 UTC #14 sure, all that doesn't matter since its at the least, just How To Connect My Passport Ultra To Ps3 Even the simplest features are missing like being able to back upp all save games in one go without selecting individual files.I will now be buying my games on disc (atleast Wd Passport Av Register it only takes a minute or two 184 New messages in the last hour Get a response within minutes 92% 92% percent of messages responded to Loading Accepted Solution View

Downloads What's New? IGN Boards Boards > Gaming > PlayStation Lobby > Western Digital External HDD not working with PS3 > Ziff Davis IGN AskMen PCMag Offers.com ExtremeTech Geek Toolbox Copyright 1996-2016 Ziff Davis, djb45638, Jun 26, 2011 C_Menz Noob Joined: Jan 2, 2010 Messages: 397 Date Posted: Jun 26, 2011 #8 Don't know if this is right, but did you go into settings and For Mac owners, use the built-in Disk Utility. Wd My Passport Ultra 2tb Ps3

Today, 03:51 AM Hey guys. In fact I could not make it detects any of my USB mass storage devices. Im uncertian how this works, but it just does. Register PlayStation Forum Menu Welcome CHAT TOPICS CHAT PlayStation 4 PS4 PlayStation VR PlayStation Plus PS Plus Network Services Gaming & Network PS Store PS4 Tournaments PS Now PS Music &

I also want to correct some missinformation out there. Http M Wikihow Com Add An External Hard Drive To A Playstation 3 I have reformated the drive to FAT32 and laid out the file structure in the required PS3, VIDEO, MUSIC, PICTURE, way, I have even tried using a powered USB hub in Its really really bad that these features dont work so well and it takes ages!

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ShaggyRhino 2013-02-09 01:23:54 UTC #10 Finely Success. Is this Hdd using proprietary connector or it's a "normal" mini usb port ? I have reformatted it to FAT32 using "Acronis True Image WD edition" which was suggested by Western Digital's help support. Ps3 Ntfs But looks like my best bet is to take it back to walmart and get an ugly fat external power source one but thanks for the help!

This may just be because they are perhaps the most commonly used and not especially because of an inherent problem with the drives but WD did seem to be the make If that's the case, then yes it won't mount at all on the ps3. I use a command line tool in Linux to do this conversion without have to reformat the existing partitions. For the restore again it got stuck at 95% and after 2 days i gave up and cancelled the restoration.

Since they are all USB 2.0 backwards compatible. as there are games on the HDD which ive not played in months/yearsAll of the upgraders from past models who Used the full system back up have done it this way.True I will absolutely take NO credit for this solution since i read it somewhere else, i couldnt find the guy to quote him, and i dont remember where it was, im from game I would like to come back to this menu http://psx-scene.com/forums/attachments/f150/52818d1403483569-open-ps2-loader-project-v0-9-3-2.oplmainmenu.png i set igr in this...

does it make any beeps or lights come on (yellow, red) before it shuts itself off? This may effect peoples result, due to things like the VCD. All rights reserved. When I plugged it into my PS3 it doesn't seem to recognize the device.

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